Lauren Groff

Not-for-Profit Audit Leader

Lauren J. Groff, CPA, is a director and leader of the not-for-profit audit services team at Sikich. Lauren has nearly 20 years of experience supporting not-for-profit organizations with financial reporting and audit services. She has expertise in audit engagement planning, supervision of fieldwork, and report preparation for not-for-profit clients. Lauren works closely with higher education institutions, associations, voluntary health and welfare organizations, healthcare entities, civic and community organizations, and religious organizations. She also has extensive experience auditing federal award programs in accordance with Uniform Guidance.

In her leadership role, Lauren oversees the growth and development of the not-for-profit audit practice.


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois CPA Society


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Master of Arts in Accountancy, University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Lauren Groff's Areas Of Expertise